JOB WRIGHT, 1831
Saybrook, Middlesex County, Conn. Probate Records
Vol. 9 1826 - 1830 and Vol. 10 1831 - 1838 (FHL Film #5532)
Vol. 11 1838 - 1844 and Vol. 12 1844 - 1852 (FHL Film #5533)
[Transcribed by Julia Marshall]
Town of Saybrook, Conn. Probate Records Vol. 9 1826 - 1830
Adm. (7 Mar 1831)
Nathaniel Wright of Say Brook in said District is appointed Administrator of all and singular, the Goods, Chattels, Credits, and Estate of Job Wright late of said, Say Brook deceased. Executed ---- according to Law.
On motion made to this court, by the Administrator on the Estate of Job Wright late of Say Brook deceased, this court doth limit and allow Six Months to the creditors of said Estate in which to exhibit their claims against the same to said administrator; all claims not presented within their time will be debarred a recovery; And then all persons concerned therein may have notice, thereof, said administrator is ordered, and directed to cause this order to be published in some newspaper printed in New Haven and post a copy thereof on the public sign post in the 3rd Society of said Say Brook.
On motion made to this court by the Administrator of the Estate of Job Wright, late of Say Brook deceased, This Court doth appoint & fully empower Jared Elliott, David Redfield, and Nathaniel Stevens, all of said district, freeholders, and disinterested persons to appraise the Estate of said deceased, being, first sworn and to make an inventory there of and deliver it to the Administrator who is hereby required to present the same to this Court within two months for acceptance.
pp 513, 514
Inventory (21 Apr 1831)
An Inventory of the Estate of Job Wright, Esq. late of Say Brook was made by us the subscribers this 8 day of April 1831 being qualified as the Law directs.
1 Bible .25, 1 Black Coat 2.00, 1 Black Wollen Coat .75, 1 pr -------- pantaloons .75, 1 F--- hat .50, 1 cotton Shirt .30, 1 pr black worsted do --- .25, 1 old ----- coat .50, 1 Bombarette coat .25, 1 pr of Bombarette pantaloons .34, 1 cotton shirt .30, Linnen shirts 2.00, 3 Linnen shirts 1.02, 2 Flannel shirts 1.50, 1 Blue great coat 3.50, 1 over Great coat .75, 1 pr of woollen drawers .50, 1 old pr do .12, 1 old flannel shirt .15, 2 pr old linnen trowsers .25, 2 pr old n---- stockings .32, 1 pr of old worsted stockings .06, 1 old --- coat .50, 1 pr Black pantaloons 1.00, 1 old black vest .25, 1 pr old black pantaloons .16, 1 pr mittens .06, 2 cotton flag h.d.f. .18, 1 cabbage hat .25, 1 bed bolster and pillow 42 lb $7.00, 1 under bed bedstead & cord .75, 1 bed bolster and pillow 33 lb 3.46, 1 Blue and white coverlet 3.00, 1 calico bed quilt .75, 1 Brown comforter--- .75, 1 Blue wool bed quilt 1.00, 1 B--- E-blanket .75, 1 Ch. Woolen blanket .75, 1 yellow blanket .50, 1 L--- quill ----- & warping bars 4.00, 32 spools .32, 1 Reed .05, 1 Great Wheel .50, 7 Reeds & h----- 3.00, 6 old bags .72, 1 old chest with drawers .50, 1 large Table .75, 1 Breakfast Table .25, 1 old chest & Book cases .25,
1 cupboard .75, 1 stand .12, 1 Looking Glass 1.00, 1 do .75, 4 Black chairs 1.00, 1 -- ---- do .25, 3 Flag? Cotton chairs .24, 1 high case of drawers .25, old chest .12, 3 old pewter Basons .50, 4 old pewter platters 1.25, 5 large tin pans .60, 1 old Brass kittle 1.00, 1 scoop Shovel .25, 1 large celler Tub .25, 1 pr of pincers .20, 1 inch chissell .20, 1 Hammer .08, 1 Stone auger .12, 4 Silver Tea spoons 1.20, 1 disk kittle .23, 1 Tea Kittle .05, 1 Spider .14, 1 old ax .50, 2 old axes .50, 2 Iron Wedges .25, 1 Three tined fork .25, 1 pr of cart Wheels 10.00 , 2 old yokes and irons .80, 1 Bridle .20, 3 chains 1.75, 1 old iron plough .25, 1 harrow .25, 1 cha--- and ---- .25, 1 grindstone and Wench .50, -- iron .33, 4 Vol. Blackstones Co------- .50, 2 Vol. Ni----- Elements of history .25, 1 do history of South America .25, 1 do Art of Speaking .25, 4 do Williston Sermons .05, 1 pr andirons 1.00, 3 steel candlesticks .26, 1 old flat iron .12, 201 lb of ----- $10.05, 2 Tons of hay 15.50, 6 Tons of English hay in the Barn 30.00, 1 yoke of 5 yr old oxen 50.00, 1 do 4 yr old oxen 47.00, do do 47.00, 1 White ---- cow and calf 20.00, 1 Yellow cow 20.00, 1 Red Cow & Calf 20.00, 2 Red do 37.00, 1 Red do & calf 17.50, 2 two yr old Heifers 18.00, 1 3 yr old Heifer 13.00, 3 two yr old heifers 33.00, 1 two year old Bull13.00, 1 two year old steer 6.00, 1 yearling 2.00, a Right in Horse 5.00, house lot Bounded southerly on highway, Westerly on the heirs of Barnabas Hilliard, Northerly on highway, easterly by River, containing 35 A 1_ 20 Rods $495.25, Barn lot bounded Northerly by highway, Easterly by the heirs of Julia Pratt & Benjamin Wright, South and West by the heirs of Barnabas Hilliard, containing 80 acres with the Barn standing thereon, at 16 per acre $1280.00, a right in ceder swamp 12.00, In Real Estate $1707.25. In Personal Estate $349.50. Amount in all $2136.75.
Nathaniel Stevens -- Freeholders
At the present Term of this Court, The foregoing inventory of the Estate of Job Wright late of Saybrook, was presented, accepted on oath of the Administrator, and ordered to be recorded.
Town of Saybrook, Conn. Probate Records, Vol. 10 1831 - 1838
Notice to Settle Adm. acct. & order of Sale (5 Sep 1831)
On the Estate of Job Wright, late of Killingworth, deceased,
Ordered, That the Administrator exhibit his administration account to this Court for adjustment at the Probate office in Say Brook on the first Monday in October A.D. 1831, at 10.o;clock in the forenoon; And that all persons interested in said Estate may be notified thereof the Administrator will cause this order to be published in a newspaper printed in New Haven, and on the Sign post in the 1st Society of said Killingworth.
The debts and charges, allowed against the Estate of Job Wright late of Killingworth deceased, amounting to $240., & there being no cash wherewith to pay the same, The Administrator, on his motion, is hereby authorized, and directed to sell at private sale, for not less, than inventory price, or at public vendue after advertising the same in some newspaper printed in New haven and on the sign post in the 1st Society of said Killingworth, so much of the personal estate of said deceased as will procure the sum of $240.00 with the incident charges of sale, & then make return to this court for acceptance.
Settlem. of Adm. acct. contin. (3 Oct 1831)
(not copied, usual wording)
pp 12 to 14
Settlement of Adm. acct. order of Distribution & Dist. (26 Sep 1831)           The Administrator of the Estate of Job Wright late of Say Brook deceased presented his amount of administration, amounting, including $25.00 to be accounted for to $228.45, which is accepted & allowed & ordered to be kept on file. Whereupon this Court appoints & fully empowers, Jared Elliott, Friend Whittlesey & Nathaniel Stevens, all indifferent free holders, to distribute the remainder of said estate according to Law, to, and among the heirs thereto, & then make return to this Court for acceptance.
A Distribution of the Estate of Job Wright, late of Say Brook deceased.
Abstract of the Estate.
Real Estate, North side $495.25
Do. South side $1280.00
Do. Cedar Swamp do 12.00
Deduct Real Estate sold . 240.62
Real Estate (total) $1546.63
Personal Estate as per Inventory . $482.32
Add proffit & loss ...58.27
Add Real Estate sold & converted in to personal...240.62 (total) $781.21
Real Estate 1546.63
Amount of Inventory $2327.84
Deduct Adm. acct of $228.45
Reserve in Adm. hands 40.44 --- 268.89
Remains to distribute $2058.95
In the following distribution the privilege of a right of way across the shares of Sally, Abigail, & Amelia, in the ---- lots Eastwards of the road, and across the shares set to Sally in the front Barn lot, to the street, is reserved for the heirs.
Distributed to Nathaniel, The Barn near the old house which is to be
removed $80.00. Right in Cedar swamp 10.00 Do. in Oyster River quarter 2.00, a share at the bottom of the lot East side of the Road. Bounded Northerly on the share set to Sally, thence by the land of Benjamin Wrights, South 9_30_ East. 50 rods 10 links to the South East Corner thence by the heirs of Barnabas Willard N.48.40.W 11 Rods. 17 links & N 74. & 15' W 25 rods 18 links to the South west corner, thence by said Willards heirs No. 24. 40 W. 20 rods to the share set to Sally, containing 7 ½ acres more or less.
In personal Estate as on file . $262.57
Distributed to Sally,
The middle share in the Barn lots, Bounded north westerly on the Street, 87 14/25 rods. North Easterly on the right set to Abigail. South easterly on the lower lot, set to Amelia 12 rods & South westerly on the shares in the Barn lots, set to Amelia, containing Six acres & 34 rods . $186.45
A share in the River lot, East side of the road, Bounded Southerly on the shares set to Nathaniel. Westerly on the land of Wealthy Ritter, Northerly on the share set to Abigail, and Easterly by the land of the heirs of Julia Pratt 14 rods to the walnutt Tree in the hundred acre corner then by the land of Benjamin Wright, to the share set out to Nathaniel, containing 19 acres more or less amt $144.97
In personal Estate as on file .. $266.82
Distributed to Hester,
The Mansion House & Buildings, west side of the road, and 25 acres of the land. Bounded Easterly on the Road. Southerly on George Williard. Westerly on shares set to Abigail & North Easterly on ------------river. Amt $379.40
In personal Estate as on file 32.39
Distributed to Abigail,
The North East share in the front Barn lot, Bounded Northerly & Easterly on the heirs of Julia Pratt. Southerly and Westerly on the share set to Sally and north westerly on the Street. The South East corner of this share runs to a point, at the end of a stone wall, in John Pratts land, which wall is S 7 (degrees) E. 32 5/25 rods from the corner bound in the fence, near said Pratts mansion House, containing 6_ 9_ 24_ $191.97
The North west share of the land, west side of the road, Bounded south westerly on the share set to Hester, thence north westerly by George Hilliard 32. 11/25 rods. to the west corner of the lot, thence northeasterly by the old road & Abner Kirtland to the river, thence by said river to the share set to Hester, being 32. 15/25 rods, ---- measuring from the river at right angles, from the line between Hester & Abigail, and containing 10 acres 12 ------ 20 rods. more or less .. $117.85
A share in the river lot East side of the road. bounded Northerly on the Share set to Amelia. Easterly 22 4/25 rods by Julia Pratts heirs to the shares set to Sally, Southerly on said Sally's share & westerly by Wealthy Ritter 22/ 11/25 rods to the share set to Amelia, containing 7 Ύ acres, more or less $59.13
In personal Estate as on file $42.84
Distributed to Amelia's heirs,
The South west share in the front lot. Bounded Southwesterly on David Stannard Northwesterly 20 rods 4 links on the street. Northeasterly? 74 rods on the share set to Sally & Southwesterly 12 rods & 2 links on said Amelias share in the river land. Containing 6 acres 1 Quarter & 17 rods . .. $190.35
A share in the river land bounded Easterly 64 21/25 rods on the heirs of Julia Pratt, Southerly on the share set to Abigail, Westerly on Wealthy Ritter & David Stannard 50 20/25 rods to the land said David's lot of the adm. of Job Wright, thence by said David & the shares in the barn lots set to Amelia & Sally to the first mentioned corner, containing 17 acres & 33 rods, more or less ..$131.29
In personal Estate as on file .90.15
N. B. One half of the fence on the shares set to Sally in the front Barn lot near the dividing line between said Sally & Amelia is reserved as belonging to the Share set to Amelia's heirs.
We the subscribers, having been appointed by the Hon. Court of Probate for the District of Say Brook, distributors on the Estate of Job Wright late of Say Brook deceased, and being qualified according to Law, have made the foregoing distribution of the said estate. Killingworth 14th Nov A.D. 1831
F. Whittlesey -- Distributors
At the present term of this court, the foregoing distribution of the Estate of Job Wright late of Say Brook deceased was presented, accepted, and ordered to be recorded.